Aamir pays tribute to Indian Ocean's Asheem Chakravarty

Jul 14, 2010 IANS

Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Aamir Khan Tuesday paid tribute to late Asheem Chakravarty of the Indian Ocean at the music launch of his production "Peepli Live" and said that the song "Zindagi Se Darte" used in the film was the last song he composed.

"He (Asheem) was one of the members of Indian Ocean and unfortunately he passed away. It's a great loss to all the people who are close to him - Indian Ocean, his family and to his fans all across the world...and 'Zindagi Se Darte' was his last song," Aamir said.

"I am sure wherever he is, he will be blessing us and will be happy for us," he added ir before Indian Ocean took the stage and gave a thumping performance.

Aamir said that he has always been a great fan of the band.

"I have been a fan of Indian Ocean for quite a few years now and when Anusha (Rizvi) told me that she wants to work with Indian Ocean in this film…they are fantastic composers and their mix of folk and western is really amazing and I think both these songs 'Desh Mera' and 'Zindagi Se Darte' are really amazing songs," the actor-producer said.

Directed by debutant Anusha Rizvi, "Peepli Live" is slated to hit screens Aug 13. Click the Movie button below for more info:
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